S is for Martin Seligman: His Work On Positive Psychology

Martin Seligman is recognised as one of the key figures in the growth of positive psychology. In the video above he gives an introduction to the approach.

His work led to creating the Positive Read more

R is for Tom Rath: His Work On Strengths And Health

Tom has made an enormous contribution to helping people to build on their strengths and also take care of their health.

His books include StrengthsFinder 2.0, Strengths Based Leadership, Wellbeing and Eat Move Sleep: Read more

A is for Thomas Armstrong: His Pioneering Work In Education

Thomas Armstrong has helped thousands of people to find their natural talents. His books are inspiring and also extremely practical. They enable readers to find and develop their intelligences.

Whilst his books often focus Read more

S is for E.F. Schumacher And Small Is Beautiful

Wisdom demands a new orientation of science and technology towards the organic, the gentle, the non-violent, the elegant and beautiful. E.F. Schumacher.

E.F. Schumacher produced inspiring models and practical tools that empowered people to Read more

P is for Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi: Helping People Fulfil Their Potential

Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi was a Swiss educator and social reformer who had a profound influence on education.

Living between 1746 and 1827, he created several educational communities and also wrote popular books, such as Read more

P is for Christopher Peterson: His Work On Positive Psychology

Christopher was one of the giants of positive psychology and did pioneering work in the field.

He produced two prodigious books that helped to establish the approach. These are A Primer In Positive Psychology Read more

P is for Henry Pluckrose: His Pioneering Approach To Education

Henry was a remarkable man and a great educator. He passed away on April 6, 2011, but his legacy continues to live on. Here is his obituary in the Guardian.


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C is for Norman Cousins: Using Positive Emotions To Tackle Illnesses

Norman Cousins was born in 1915 and lived till 1990. In this video he explains how he learned a lot from the illnesses he experienced in life.

He was a political journalist, well known Read more

L is for Sonja Lyubomirsky: The How Of Happiness

Sonja is a Professor at the University of California and has spent many years studying happiness. The video above is an excerpt from a talk Sonja gave at the Greater Good Science Center.

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G is for Robert Greenleaf: The Greenleaf Center And Servant Leadership

Robert Greenleaf had a profound effect on helping people to see the leader’s role as that of servant.

Different people have different motivations for becoming such a leader. But Robert explained that:

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